Burundi or, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of Southeast Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
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Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term
The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the country’s longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034.
Burundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.
Pierre Nkurunziza, the leader of a tiny African country, could become an “eternal” president after a referendum to extend terms in office.
In Tiny Burundi, a Huge Vote
Citizens of the small landlocked East African nation of Burundi headed to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum to change the constitution. Our East Africa bureau chief, Jina Moore, was there documenting the day and the mood of those voting for and against the...
26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists
The country’s security minister did not identify the “terrorist group” he accused of the killings, a few days before a constitutional referendum.
We’re Not Done Yet, Hague Court Tells Burundi’s Leaders
The International Criminal Court opened a criminal investigation into state-sponsored violence, two weeks after the African nation exited the court.
Jewish Philanthropists Create a Prize for Christian Missionaries
“Love the stranger,” says the Torah. So a rabbi’s husband created a $500,000 award for the “superheroes” who provide medical care in Africa.